The Best of e-Learning in November


There’s a lot to be thankful for this week; we’re thankful for all our awesome Lectora® users! That’s why we collected a bunch of cool tips and freebies for the Best of e-Learning in November! Check out these top 10 November e-Learning articles: 1. Five Tips: Are You Ready to Deploy Mobile Learning?  This Learning Solutions…

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Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Engaging Training


The trending e-Learning topic this Thursday is all about creating engaging training courses. If your e-Learning course isn’t engaging, then your learners probably aren’t going to complete it or ace your post-training quiz or give your course a good rating—and you know that’s bad news. Here are a few articles on how to make your…

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Exhibitor and Sponsor Spaces Open at the 2015 Lectora User Conference


Want to see your company shine at the 2015 Lectora® User Conference? Participating in the conference as an exhibitor or sponsor gives you great brand exposure and the opportunity to meet hundreds of e-Learning professionals. You will connect one-on-one with key decision makers from industries and organizations all over the world. Choose from a wide…

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How to Create the Best Performance Support System


Even if you create the best formal e-Learning course on the planet, employees are still going to need on-the-job information that they can reference. That’s why performance support is so important.  What is performance support? According to the MASIE Center, “Performance support (PS) is any learning modality, resource or asset that is accessible and applicable at…

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How to Market Your Online Training


We know you’re already designing amazing e-Learning courses with Lectora® e-Learning software. But are those courses getting the attention they deserve? Sometimes it’s up to you to market your course and generate the support and participation your project deserves. Implementing successful marketing strategies for your e-Learning can cement your role as a valued business partner.…

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Choosing the Right Device for Your e-Learning


Desktop computer. Laptop. Tablet. Smartphone. Phablet. (Yes, I said “phablet.”) There are a lot of devices out there for you to choose from when delivering e-Learning. You could just go “eenie meenie miney mo,” or you could read this awesome blog post and figure out which device is best for your e-Learning. Desktops and laptops—the…

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Creativity and Innovation in Training


Our recent Lectora® Unscripted session on Ideas and Innovation in Training was so popular that we decided to delve a little deeper into some of the resources that Simon Birt and Lee Kitchen shared. Lee Kitchen of The Walt Disney Company talked about how he trains Disney employees to think of creative ways to improve…

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Persuasive e-Learning: How to Win Over Your Learners


Convincing your learners they want to take your e-Learning course is an art, much like the art of persuasion. There’s a lot we can learn from studying persuasion skills and techniques. In the article “The 21 Principles of Persuasion,” Forbes lists 21 lessons on persuading people. Many of these lessons can be applied to persuading…

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Compliance Training Doesn’t Have to Be Boring


Did you know that mandatory compliance training doesn’t have to be boring? It’s true—you CAN create cool, engaging and even fun, compliance training. And I have proof! Creative Video In this Fast Company article, How to Make Corporate Training Rock, the writers share an example of a chief compliance officer’s inspired idea to create a…

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All About Andragogy: Adult Learning Theory


When you’re designing e-Learning for adults, you want to make the whole learning experience fit their needs. The Adult Learning Theory—also known as andragogy—is perfect for this. Malcolm Knowles popularized the concept of andragogy in his book The Modern Practice of Adult Education: From Pedagogy to Andragogy. According to Knowles, andragogy has 4 basic assumptions…

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